Arma 2 patched with 158 tweaks

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Arma 2

Realistic military sim ARMA 2 has been updated to version 1.60 by developers Bohemia. The patch covers Operation Arrowhead, the British Armed Forces and Private Military Contractors DLC, the original Arma 2 and Arma 2: Free. Among the whopping 158 changes are a new anti-aliasing mode, new scripting commands, smoother multiplayer, netcode fixes and improved AI. More important fixes include, “AI no longer considering a car horn as a threat,” and “Dead body temperature was not saved.”

The Bohemians have also created a Christmas message for all their fans, which is so incredibly festive we're about to explode in a shower of tinsel and fake snow.

Changelog highlights after the break.

  • New features: FXAA Anti-Aliasing mode, user-definable memory allocators, new scripting commands, new commandline options

  • Multiplayer is much smoother, no more warping, includes number of fixes, optimizations and improvements

  • Netcode, VON and dedicated server fixes plus configuration additions in place

  • Singleplayer received visual states smoothing and prediction (notable e.g. on distant units)

  • AI is improved, especially (but not only) in combat, AI has received numerous bug fixes

  • Aircraft & Helicopters simulation received slight improvements

  • ARMA 2, ARMA 2: OA, ARMA 2: EW campaigns and stand-alone missions received special treatment to get rid of most from really annoying bugs

  • official expansions & product combinations unified in way to allow easier operation of all distributions (separated installs/Steam/Desura) for build-in expansions manager

  • Documentation to accompany these changes is available on our community wiki BIKI: http://community.bistudio.com/ and our BIForum http://forums.bistudio.com/

  • ARMA 2: BAF and ARMA 2: PMC got their share of fixes too

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